#OTD in 1857 – Birth of Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, known as Cú Bladh (The Hound of Ulster).

He was an Irish language writer during the Gaelic Revival. He wrote stories based on Irish folklore, some of the first Irish language plays, and regularly wrote articles in most of the Irish language newspapers such as An Claidheamh Soluis. Cú Uladh was born in Allt an Iarainn, Co Donegal to Micheal McGinley and Susan […]

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#OTD in 1857 – Birth of Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, known as Cú Bladh (The Hound of Ulster).

He was an Irish language writer during the Gaelic Revival. He wrote stories based on Irish folklore, some of the first Irish language plays, and regularly wrote articles in most of the Irish language newspapers such as An Claidheamh Soluis. Cú Uladh was born in Allt an Iarainn, Co Donegal to Micheal McGinley and Susan […]

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#OTD in 1857 – Birth of Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, known as Cú Bladh (The Hound of Ulster).

He was an Irish language writer during the Gaelic Revival. He wrote stories based on Irish folklore, some of the first Irish language plays, and regularly wrote articles in most of the Irish language newspapers such as An Claidheamh Soluis. Cú Uladh was born in Allt an Iarainn, Co Donegal to Micheal McGinley and Susan […]

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1857 – Birth of Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, known as Cú Uladh (The Hound of Ulster).

He was an Irish language writer during the Gaelic Revival. He wrote stories based on Irish folklore, some of the first Irish language plays, and regularly wrote articles in most of the Irish language newspapers such as An Claidheamh Soluis. Cú Uladh was born in Allt an Iarainn, Co Donegal to Micheal McGinley and Susan […]

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1857 – Birth of Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, known as Cú Uladh (The Hound of Ulster).

He was an Irish language writer during the Gaelic Revival. He wrote stories based on Irish folklore, some of the first Irish language plays, and regularly wrote articles in most of the Irish language newspapers such as An Claidheamh Soluis. Cú Uladh was born in Allt an Iarainn, Co Donegal to Micheal McGinley and Susan […]

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Today in Irish History – 1st July:

1681 – Despite witnesses against him being discredited, Oliver Plunkett is hanged, drawn and quartered in London. 1690 – Battle of the Boyne: the Jacobite forces (Irish, French, Germans and Walloons) are defeated by the Williamites (Irish, English, Dutch, Germans and Danes). The Williamite victory, being seen as a defeat for Louis XIV, is welcomed […]

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